Man shoots, kills woman in first homicide of 2018

Man shoots, kills woman in first homicide of 2018

SHELBY COUNTY, TN (WMC) - A man is charged with murder after he shot and killed a woman, according to Shelby County Sheriff's Office.

Deputies found a body around 2 a.m. Monday on Ragan Farm Drive, and they later ruled the shooting a homicide.

Chandra Mays, 29, was identified as the victim.

Detectives said the investigation revealed this to be a domestic-related homicide.

They later charged the suspect, 31-year-old Corry Merriweather, with first-degree murder and reckless endangerment.

This is the first homicide in Shelby County in 2018.

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